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From Jeremy Boynes <>
Subject Re: Signatrue change of GBeanRegistry.listGBeans [Re: svn commit: r154941]
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2005 02:00:21 GMT
Dain Sundstrom wrote:
> On Feb 23, 2005, at 5:42 PM, Jeremy Boynes wrote:
>> Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>>>> Nope, as I said, I removed /partial/ wildcards - stuff like 
>>>> "test?omain" - full wildcards (i.e. "*" or no value) operate as 
>>>> before. Do you really see a need to keep that, and if so wouldn't it 
>>>> be better in a more flexible query mechanism similar to JMX's QueryExp?
>>> I personally dislike the JMX QueryExp objects, and the Kernel has 
>>> never supported them.  If you want to explore a QueryExp system 
>>> because you find it useful, please do.  I like the current features 
>>> of the ObjectName queries and don't want to have that functionality 
>>> removed.
>> So this is based on a personal preference for a rather arcane 
>> mechanism that is not actually used by anyone rather than any real 
>> technical reason?
> No. I'm saying we have a status quo that people understand and code to. 
>  You are arguing to change the this so, I believe the burden is on you 
> to prove that we are better off removing the features.

You yourself said that no-one is using it, so removing the complexity 
and simplifying the implementation is normally considered a good thing.


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